Associate Professor and Chair of the Nursing Department, MSN, RN. Karmen earned her Master’s in Nursing Education from Walden University and her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Wyoming.
Her diverse nursing background includes office nursing, nursing home, medical/surgical acute care and 20 years on a Women’s and Children’s unit which included labor & delivery, postpartum, nursery, pediatrics and the C-Section team. During this time, she was able to become the unit based educator for 2 years and thus started her excitement for academia. She had the privilege of teaching LPN and RN students for 16 years at Helena College University of Montana.
Courses taught: Maternal Child, Pharmacology, Advanced Clinical Skills, Leadership, Geriatrics, and Nutrition.
Karmen loves spending time with her 2 daughters and son-in-laws and her 4 grandchildren, golfing, reading, hiking, attending sporting events, and sewing.